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joto

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta, the letter Ι).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjoto/
  • Hyphenation: jo‧to

NounEdit

joto (accusative singular joton, plural jotoj, accusative plural jotojn)

  1. iota

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, maybe from choto; also proposed from jota, Spanish name of letter j, because of mocking, festive aspect of the joker card figure applied to some gay males.

NounEdit

joto m (plural jotos)

  1. (vulgar, pejorative, Mexico, Honduras) fag (male homosexual)
  2. (card game) the joker card
  3. (card game, by extension) the jack card

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